Research interviews conducted by Rozell while writing The Press and the Ford Presidency (The University of Michigan Press, 1992). The interviews focus on President Ford's media image, public relations strategies, and press relations. The interviewees include President Ford, Counsellor Robert Hartmann, and Press Secretaries Jerald terHorst and Ron Nessen. Also interviewed were White House Deputy Press Secretaries John G. Carlson, William Greener, and Gerald Warren; Assistant Press Secretaries John W. "Bill" Roberts, Larry Speakes, and Louis M. Thompson, Jr.; and Margita White (Assistant Press Secretary, then Director of the Office of Communications).
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Mark J. Rozell (93-NLF-003)
Mr. Rozell donated to the United States of America his copyrights in the unpublished contents of the interview transcripts. The interviewees' copyrights presumably remain with them.
Prepared by Nancy Mirshah, November 1992
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